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Azerbaijani president arrives in Almaty

Kazakhstan Materials 19 October 2011 17:12
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has arrived in Almaty today for an official visit, Kazakh Foreign Ministry spokesman Ilyas Omarov told Trend on Wednesday.
Azerbaijani president arrives in Almaty

Kazakhstan, Astana, Oct.19 / Trend, A. Maratov /

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has arrived in Almaty today for an official visit, Kazakh Foreign Ministry spokesman Ilyas Omarov told Trend on Wednesday.

President Ilham Aliyev is visiting Almaty on Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev's invitation on Oct. 19 through 20, Kazakh Foreign Ministry official Altay Abibullayev said at a briefing in Astana on Monday.

"The two presidents are scheduled to hold bilateral talks in the narrow and extended formats. It is also planned to sign a Joint Declaration of the Kazakh and Azerbaijani presidents, several bilateral intergovernmental agreements and cooperation programs between the foreign ministries," Abibullayev said.

President Aliyev visited Kazakhstan on the eve of the first summit of the Cooperation Council of the Turkic Speaking States (CCTS).

Almaty will host the first summit of the CCTS with participation of presidents of Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkey on Oct.20-21.

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